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Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Co Ordinator

Our client, an esteemed and collegiate representative body for a professional sector in Ireland is seeking to appoint an Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Co-ordinator.

The ideal candidate will have a high degree of communication skills and an ability to utilise their power of influence to advocate for all in this community.

  • Permanent
  • Monday-Friday, 37.5 hour working week
  • Pension
  • Hybrid
  • Great benefits package

The objective of the role is to assess, deliver and embed a number of agreed reforms, as well as provide ongoing input and leadership across the organisation on EDI & wellness priorities, drawing from best practice and industry experience

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Manage stakeholders, both internal and external in respect of EDI goals.
  • Act as Secretary to the Equality & Resilience Committee
  • Establish and maintain a leadership standard in the field of EDI for the organisation.
  • To enhance public awareness of a positive equality, diversity and inclusion culture
  • To support fair and equitable practice development and career progression opportunities

Stakeholder management:

  • Experience of effectively engaging, influencing and collaborating with sector wide stakeholders, through personal contact and online modes.
  • Work with members, Committees, staff and HR function to embed a culture of EDI best practice and guidance across the organisation and its sites.

Wellness & Resilience:

  • Assess current wellbeing supports and initiatives.
  • Apply a holistic approach in strengthening the culture of collegiality through application of wellness and community orientated practices.
  • Professionalise and deliver a long-term mental health strategy for the membership based on the work undertake

Sector-wide Awareness:
Contribute EDI best practice and perspectives to the leadership team in respect of the following:

  • University Outreach & Access
  • Delivery of Events and Professional Development
  • Mental Health & Resilience for the Professions
  • Responses to consultations arising from related bodies

Governance:

  • Identifying key metrics to measure progress in the area of Equality
  • Implementation of statutory obligations
  • Integrate with our Strategic Planning and Risk Management processes.

Ideal Candidate:

  • A degree in equality studies, disability studies or cultural diversity or a discipline relevant to the role.
  • Good knowledge of the field of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion with a minimum of 3 years working in this area in a corporate environment
  • Demonstratable experience of managing and implementing initiatives at both strategic and operational levels; ideally within a membership body environment.
  • Experience of working in an area providing close interaction with external interest groups, event management, training, and working with minority groups.
  • Experience of engaging and influencing senior leaders and stakeholders on issues
  • Previous experience with the application of a range of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion analysis tools with the ability to conduct high-quality and comprehensive Equality, Diversity and Inclusion analysis from a workplace perspective.
  • Strong attention to detail and well-developed organisational skills, with the ability to manage own workload in line with changing priorities.
  • Strong ICT skills, Including high proficiency of Powerpoint

Please submit your cv to Anne Marie in Lex Consultancy for consideration

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